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Feb 3, 2013 6:00am PST
february to meet chris kyle. and we talked about his four tours in iraq as a navy s.e.a.l. and one shot that made him legend ear among fellow snipers. >> i saw an insurgent on top of the roof. i zoomed in on him. i saw he had an rpg. he was trying to hide. about the time i saw he was getting into attack position i decided it was time to take the shot. >> he hit his mark from 2,100 yards or 1.2 miles away. an unheard of distance that stunned even him. >> 2,100 yards. lucky shot? >> extremely lucky shot. >> most of those he killed never saw him. >> when you're going to war it's definitely not about being fair. every person i killed i have a clear conscious of because they were actively trying to hurt americans or civilians. >> it's so ironic. only to lose his life texas. he leaves behind a wife and two children. his wife talked about the fear of him being overseas and with a navy s.e.a.l. you don't know what they're doing. it's very secretive business. we lost a true american hero. >> our hearts go out the to them. >>> in turkey, police are reportedly questioning 15 people in connection w
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Feb 3, 2013 8:00am EST
>>> good morning. death of an american hero. former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle, shot to death at a texas shooting range. lester's interview with kyle just last year. >>> the search for awers. a mother of two who disappears while vacationing in turkey is found dead. 15 people detained for questioning. there are families overseas looking for justice. >>> game on. the wait is now over. so let the super bowl partying begin. just hours from kickoff, we are live in the big easy today, sunday, february 3rd, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza >>> welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm lester holt. >> it is that time, isn't it? >> super bowl time >>> everybody is ready for the super bowl, whether it is the game or the ads or eating like a pig, we have you covered. >> can't you do all? >> i think you can. i think you are encouraged to. >> jenna is in new orleans in the thick of it all. >> reporter: it is the calm before the proverbal storm. downtown new orleans, things are good, a uple
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Feb 4, 2013 9:00am EST
. a funeral was held friday for that driver who died trying to protect the kids on his bus. >>> navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and a friend at the shooting range. eddie ray routh, 25-year iraq war veteran, is charged with killing chris kyle and chad littlefield over the weekend. authorities say routh may have mental health problems and is on suicide watch. >>> as many as 15 people are being questioned in the disappearance and death of a new york city woman in turkey. turkish police say sarai sierra died from a blow to her head. her body was found saturday near the remnants of an ancient city wall in istanbul. the 33-year-old mother of two was last heard from on january 21st, just before she was supposed to fly home from her solo vacation in turkey. >>> amazing recovery for teen activists malala yousafzai. a video message has been released, showing her speak out for the first time. malala was shot in the head by the taliban last october in her native pakistan. she was oshot for her outspoken advocacy. >> today i can see that i'm alive. i can see you. i can see everyone. and today i c
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Feb 2, 2013 7:00am EST
navy in the '60s, but he earned awards including the vietnam service medal. friday, police towed away the school bus from the crime scene. it had been there since tuesday afternoon when police say dykes boarded it as it was stopped, demanded a few children, and then shot and killed the bus driver when he wouldn't hand them over. since then, dykes has been holed up in an underground bunker nearby with a 5-year-old boy named ethan with asbupergeasper syndrome. officials have lowered medicine and coloring books for ethan through the pipe. the bus driver has been called a hero, and the funeral will be scheduled for later today. residents are hoping and praying for a peaceful resolution. lester? >> gabe gutierrez for us this morning. thank you. >>> and clint van zandt is a former fbi profiler and nbc news analyst. nice to have you here. >> hi, lester. good to be here. >> we understand this man has a television. so i have to be mindful -- we have to be mindful, we don't know what he's watching this hour. with that in mind, what are the options here? the fact that things are stable, is that
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Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
latest weather. willie? >> al, thanks very much. to texas, search for the motive of a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. another iraq war veteran is charged in that case. lester holt has the latest on the investigation. lester, good morning. >> willie, good morning. i get to meet and spend time with chris kyle last year for the release of his autobiography. he was the most lethal sniper in u.s. history. he and a friend were gunned down at a shooting range in glenrose, texas. a sad twist of fate for a man who became a hero on the battlefield. america's deadliest military sniper who, over four it tours in iraq, made over 160 confirmed kills, a number chris kyle told me a year ago was not the one he focused on. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of. they were actively trying to harm americans, military or civilians. >> reporter: he and his friend, chad littlefield, were shot to death. the alleged killer, eddie ray ralph, former marine, arrived at the range with the victims. after killing them with a semi automatic handgun at close range, he drove to his sister's house and confess ed to th
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Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
armed and extremely dangerous, police say dorner, former lapd officer, navy reservist and sharpshooter, has already killed three and is targeting many more. >> of course he knows what he's doing. we trained him. >> reporter: four years ago, dorner accused a fellow officer of kicking a suspect in the head but it was dorner who was fired for making false statements in the case. they say he is now targeting officers he names in this chilling manifesto, published onne. you will live the life of the prey. i never had the opportunity to have a family of my own. i'm terminating yours. police say the revenge killings began sunday when monica quan and keith lawrence were shot to death. quan's father was the police captain who represented dorner in his disciplinary hearing. >> this has gone far enough. nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: on wednesday, detectives say dorner tried to steal a boat near san diego. a badge, his i.d. and wallet found in the area. thursday morning at 1:25 am, two lapd officers assigned to protect a person in the manifesto came under fire. >> officer sho
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Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
that. >>> charged in the murder of former navy s.e.a.l. sniper and his friend. eddie ray routh has refused to -- >> my brother just came here and he told me he's committed a murder. i'm terrified for my life. because i don't know if he's going to come back here. >> routh is being held on $3 million bond and is on suicide watch. a dramatic accident on a south florida highway overpass this morning. a box truck crashed and ended up halfway off the ramp, its front end held in place by a concrete pillar. two people were inside when it crashed. >>> some 16 months after don't ask, don't tell was repealed, the military is asked to extend benefits to same-sex members. the 1996 defensive marriage act complicates the issue. formal announcement is expected within the next several days. >>> a very close encounter with an asteroid is coming next week. the space object is going to come closer than any other ever observed on february 15th. it's 148 feet in diameter with a mass of a cruise ship. that is enough to level a city, but nasa says they know exactly where it's heading and it is not going t
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Feb 7, 2013 7:00am EST
from bill clinton's former doctor, a retired navy admir admiral. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona, who has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2400 miles away. she must be a genius. >> she spoke about christie's weight on cnn. >> i'm a republican so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. >> people who have a medical license, have the privilege of having a medical license, should in my view conduct themselves more responsibly than that. >> my position is more than a democrat or republican. i worry about this man dying in office. >> my 12-year-old son comes to me last night and says, dad, are you going to die? come on, this is irresponsible stuff. >> reporter: christie acknowledged he has a weight problem. a year and a half ago he was hospitalized from an asthma attack. >> my doctor warned me my luck is going to run out soon. it's something i'm conscious of. >> after years of david leno poking fun at his weight, chris
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Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
overnight for the former cop and navy reservist suspected of killing three people, including a police officer. quis fer dorner's burned-out truck and footprints were found in big bear mountain. dorner, fired for making false statements, has threatened to bring warfare to police and their families. >>> investigation is under way after the e-mail accounts of several bush family members were hacked. the cyber attacker posted family conversations online that were dredge friday the e-mail messes to and from former bush presidents after breaking into the accounts of three other family members and several friends. the hacker also posted several personal photos of the family. >>> california lawmakers are proposing some of the toughest gun laws in the nation. measures unveiled thursday include state bans on assault rifles and high-capacity bullet clips and background checks would apply to purchasing ammunition as well as guns. >>> the federal aviation administration has given boeing the green light to carry out test flights once again of its embattled 787 dreamliners. planes have been grounded
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Feb 2, 2013 5:00am PST
jimmy lee dykes. nbc has confirmed, not only was he in the navy in the '60s, but he earned the vietnam service medal and several other awds. police towed away the school bus from the crime scene, it had been there since tuesday afternoon. dykes boarded it, shot and killed the bus driver when he wouldn't hand over a few children. dykes has been holed up in an underground bunker nearby with a 5-year-old boy named ethan with asperg asperger's syndrome. they have lowered medicine and a coloring book for ethan through the pipe. the visitation for the bus driver, who is being called a hero, charles poland jr. is scheduled for later today. local residents are hoping and praying for a peaceful resolution lester. >> thank you. clint van zandt is a former fbi profiler. >> lester, good to be with you. >> this man has a television, we have to be mindful. we don't know what he's watching at this hour, but with that in mind what are the options here? the fact that things are stable? is that in itself a good sign? >> it really is my background as a hostage negotiator also, i've been in these situatio
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am PST
has been charged in the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle and a friend. police officials say eddie routh refuses to meet. >> my brother is detained and told me he's committed a murder. >> hold on. >> i'm terrified for my life. i don't know if he's going to come back here. >> routh is being held on $3 million bond and on suicide watch. >>> a dramatic accident on a florida overpass this morning. a box truck crashed and ended up halfway off the ramp. its front end held in place by a concrete pillar. two people were inside the truck when it crashed. >>> a very close ent could you teller -- encounter with an asteroid is happening, 148 feet in diameter with a mast of a cruise ship, enough to level a city, but not to worry, nasa knows exactly where it's heading and it's not going to hit us. >>> a young woman in florida learned her lesson about showing respect for the court. 18-year-old pen nellpy soto got slapped with a $5,000 fine and dismissed. but her attitude wasn't con trite enough for the judge. >> adios. >> come back, ma'am. come back. come back. give me the pap
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Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
shot and killed a former navy seal over the weekend. the u.s. military confirmed eddie ralph served in the marines from 2006 to 2010 and is currently on reserve duty. he's accused of killing 38-year-old chris kyle and another man at a texas gun range saturday night. police believe ralph was unemploy and possibly mentally unstable snooimts my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some type of mental illness from being in the military himself. he was a marine for four years. and he may have been suffering from some complications from that. >> kyle was the most lethal sniper in american military history with 160 confirmed kills during his ten years in the u.s. navy. >>> we go to mexico now. developments there as officials confirm that 36 people are dead after an explosion at an oil company headquarters there. the attorney general in mexico says it's still too early to determine whether that blast was due to an attack, an accident or negligence. results from an investigation expected any day now. the panex building is the second largest skyscraper there. >>> police
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Feb 5, 2013 4:30am EST
the murder of navy s.e.a.l. chris crime. former president george h.b. bush out and about. and governor chris christie gets back at all those fat jokes made at his expense. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, february 5th, 2013. >>> and a very good morning to you, i'm veronica de la cruz. before you head out, you might want to pad your wallet, gas prices up again. $3.52 that pats the highest ever for february. 17 cents from just last week, a spike of 22 cents since early joon. drivers in states like new york and california are feeling the pinch more than others. prices there are approaching $4 a gallon and that is making for extra pain at the pump. >> these higher gas prices generally affect the way i budget my money, where i choose to live and how i choose to spend my early time. >> more about the distance i'm driving. >>> a weak dollar and a decline in the number of oil refineries have been blamed for the increase. some analysts predict it will be less brutal than 2012 when the average household spent $3,000. >>> thanks to a daring
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Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
developments surrounding the death of a former navy seal. what we're learning about the suspected killer. >> the penalties drivers in virginia could soon be facing if they're caught texting and driving. >> is that my wedding dress? >> from the funny to the tearjerker, the best and worst of this year's super bowl ads. >>> it is 4:36 now. a chance of snow on the horizon. the changes you can expect in the forecast next with your weather and traffic on the 1s. >>> all eyes are now on to new jersey for super bowl xlviii. already. yesterday before super bowl xlvii, louisiana governor bobby jindal and new jersey governor chris christie met to pass the torch from the big easy to the garden state. he gave christy mardi gras masks and a themed football. next game will be played at met life stadium and first open air bowl to be played in a cold weather climate. it will be interesting to see which teams make it. >> i think it was 27 degrees super bowl time in new york. it will be interesting, you're right. >> get all bundled up. >> i wouldn't want to sit in the audience. watch it on tv. let's check
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Feb 4, 2013 4:00am EST
killing a former navy s.e.a.l. eddie ray roth is facing capital murder charges in killing chris kyle, a star of "stars earn stripes." kyle and a friend were gunned down at a north texas shooting range. >>> in an interviewer with the "today" show last year, kyle said he had no regrets about his actions in combat. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of because they were actively trying to harm americans, allies, or civilians. >> ruth was a military veteran, but his motives are still unclear. he's being held on $3 million bond. >>> we are entering the seventh day of the hostage standoff in alabama. a 5-year-old boy is still being held in an underground bunker by jim lee dykes. police say dykes shot and killed a school bus driver last tuesday and abductsed the child. police continue to negotiate with dykes who has received medicine for the boy and is believed to be making the boy as comfortable as possible. the funeral for the bus driver was held sunday. as hundreds turned out to pay tribute to charles poland who was hailed as a hero for protecting the other children on the
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Feb 8, 2013 4:00am PST
considered armed and extremely dangerous. >> reporter: a former navy reservist and expert marksman, dorner posted a lengthy manifesto on facebook detailing threats against police officers he intended to kill. dorner claims he was treated unfairly when fired from the l.a. police department in 2008. he filed a wrongful termination case against the lapd but lost the case. >> the people with whom he had a grievance are fair game and so were their families and so were any other police officers on and off duty. >> reporter: the killing spree began sunday with a double homicide in orange county. the daughter of a former lapd captain who represented dorner in his suit was killed along with her fiance. then on thursday morning he shot and injured an officer and shortly after that ambushed two more at a traffic light killing one. >> during the morning's chaos police mistakenly shot and wounded two women delivering newspapers when officers thought they had spotted dorner's truck. >> of course he knows what he's doing. we trained him. he's also a member of the armed forces. it's extremely worr
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
food, toys and medicine to the boy. >>> the man suspected of killing a former navy seal was an iraq war veteran. eddie ralph served in the marine corps from 2006 to 2010 and is currently on reserve duty. he's accused of killing 38-year-old chris kyle and another man at a ex tex gun range saturday night. police say they arrested ralph a short time later and that his time in the military may have contributed to the deadly shooting. >> it's my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some type of mental illness from being in the military himself. i understand he was a marine for four years and may have been suffering from some complications from that. >> kyle was the most lethal sniper in american military history with 160 confirmed kills during his ten years in the u.s. navy. >> the funeral for former mayor of new york city ed koch will be held today. members of the israeli consul general, mayor bloomberg and president bill clinton are scheduled to speak. a new york city subway station will also be renamed in his honor. starting today the east 77th street and lexing
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Feb 5, 2013 4:30am EST
navy seoul and his friend is on sue sued watch. eddie ray routh killed the author of -- the shooting happened saturday at a texas shooting range. officials say routh has become increasingly aggressive with the jailers forcing them to use a stun gun. routh was heard saying he traded his soul for a truck. after the killing, the suspect was found driving chris kyle's truck. >>> multiple charges afa tacking a disabled man. it's on video. a warning this morning. the video might be disturbing for some people. >> ooh. police arrested 57-year-old donna edward after this video appeared on you-tube. the company that runs the group home, emerge inc., called police after seeing the video. other portions so everett standing by as other employees attacked the man. there's no comment on the video or the arrest. >>> police chief kathy lanier says a report on the handling of sex crimes misleading and harmful. the human rights watch found over a four-year period they did not document or investigate 170 sex assault cases. the chief says that is not correct. she also tells news 4, they have investigated
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Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
morning. new information for police show that the iraq war veteran charged with killing the navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle and a second man had been taken to a mental hospital twice in the past five months. ruth is also said to have told authorities he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. >>> secretary of state john kerry joked about the pressure following hillary clinton and the former condoleezza rice. >> can a man actually run the state department? i don't know. as the saying goes, i have big heels to fill. >>> former president george h.w. bush is said to be feeling great, and he went out to dinner saturday night at a restaurant in houston. his first night out since being released from the hospital. he had a martini and stayed for two hours. all right. >>> a couple in arkansas are enjoying the profits from a whopper of a fishing trip, shall we say. lottery officials say the couple bought two lottery tickets, both winners. one ticket for $50,000 was bought on the way to fishing. the second ticket bought on the way home was a $1 million jackpot. now that's a fishing stor
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
able to go home. >>> the veteran charged with murdering a former navy seal sniper is reportedly refusing to meet with his court-appointed lawyer. eddie ray routh is on suicide watch and held on $3 million bail. he's accused of murdering former seal chris kyles and another man at a texas shooting range last weekend. routh apparently confessed to his sister who then called 9-1-1 later. >>> the educators who lost their lives at sandy hook elementary will get citizen medals. they go to the four teachers, the principals and the psychologist. the awards will be given to their families at a ceremony next friday. the medal honors americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or fellow citizens. >>> new this morning, nearly a dozen massachusetts pharmacies are being shut down after a surprise inspection following a deadly meningitis outbreak. 11 of 40 pharmacies are being closed. all are similar to the new england compounding center. that farm i was producing a contaminated steroid that led to 45 meningitis deaths and sickened more than 600 other people. sever
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Feb 5, 2013 5:00am EST
holding a gun, head to move in. >>> the man accused of killing a former navy seal and his friend is on suicide watch. officials in texas say ready ray routh shot chris kyle, author of the best selling book american sniper and chad littlefield. he's become increasingly aggressive with the jailers and were forced to use a stun gun on him. it happened at a shooting range. it's believed that the shooting stemmed from an argument over kyle's truck. >>> we're learning that the daughter of the late u.s. senator strom thurman has died. she announced in 2003 that she was the daughter of thurmond. the former presidential candidate who supported segregati segregation. she was 22 at the time. she kept her father's identity a secret until he died. she worked as a teacher in los angeles for years. she was a mother of four children and was 87 years old. >>> arizona senator john mccain is under fire this morning for what some are calling a racist tweet. mccain tweeted about mahmoud ahmadinejad saying he wanted to be the first iranian in space. he wrote "wasn't he there just last week" referring to the
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Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
where navy seals killed osama bin laden in pakistan will your honor into an amusement park. the tourism office says there's plans to build a $30 million park on the former compound. it would include a zoo, water sports, restaurants, miniature golf and other recreational activities. crews demolished the compound in northern pakistan where he hid for six years before his death. the park is expected to open in five years. >>> all right will, guys. a very good reason to not sit in front of tv after work tonight. >>> plus, what investigators saw that helped make the difficult decision to raid an underground bunker where a little boy was held hostage. >> a little break from the bitter cold. weather and traffic on the 1s ahead. >>> if it wasn't impressive enough, new information approximate this jump from the edge of space. that make us whoe ken jeong: it's not just what's on the outside yvette nicole brown: it's what's inside that really counts alison sweeney: so get to know the people around you ann curry: you'll see all they have to offer al roker: the more you know >>> turns out da
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Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
drastic call by the pentagon this morning ahead of what could be huge budget cuts next month. the navy will reduce the number of aircraft carriers in the strategic persian gulf from two to one. that decision comes just one day before the "uss harry truman" was supposed to leave norfolk for the gulf. two carrier groups have been stationed in the region for the majority of the past two years because of rising tensions with iran. >>> this morning, president obama will speak at the national prayer breakfast at the washington hilton in northwest d.c. the president will meet with religious and community leaders from across the nation taking part in the 61st annual prayer breakfast. that national prayer breakfast has been held every year since 1953. after that, the president will head to leesburg, virginia. he will lay out his second-term agenda at the house democratic issues conference that's going on at the lansdowne resort. vice president biden spoke it the group yesterday. he said the world has changed since 1994 when congress passed an assault weapons ban. many blamed that vote for costi
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Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
fiance. police are looking for former officer and navy reservist christopher dorner for last weekend's shooting of cal state fullerton basketball coach monica kwan and her fiance, keith lawrence. investigators say dorner implicated himself in an online post that he has since taken down. police consider dorner armed and dangerous. >>> today we expect to learn how the man who held a 5-year-old boy hostage for nearly a week died. investigators will determine the cause of death of jimmy lee dykes. he was found dead at his homemade bunker monday after the fbi exchanged gunfire with him. the son of the school bus driver who was shot and killed trying to keep dykes from taking the boy says he hope the community can move on. >> my dad would want us to forgive jimmy dykes. i've forgiven him. my family has. many nights we were around and praying for that jimmy dykes and for ethan. >> ethan turned 6-year-old. the fbi says they expect to spend at least two more days collecting evidence at the scene. >>> we expect a guilty plea today in a terror plot to blow up the federal reserve bank in new york.
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Feb 6, 2013 5:00am EST
, the veteran charged with murdering a former navy seal sniper refusing to meet with his court appointed lawyer. he's on suicide watch and held on a $3 million bond. he's accused of murdering former seal chris kyles and another man at a texas shooting range last weekend. routh confessed to his sister about the shootings. she called 9-1-1 later and police found him driving kyle's truck the same night the bodies were found. >>> the six adults two died protecting children at sandy hook elementary will get a top honor. president obama will posthumously award awards to the psychologist, four teachers and the principal there. the awards will be given to their families in a white house ceremony next friday. it honors americans who performed exemplary deeds for their country or fellow citizens. >>> some are criticizing a california school for a campus shooting drill that looked too real. take a look. >> police simulated a gunman targeting a lunchtime crowd at a school in modesto, california. it injured 20 students who were covered in fake blood. police and swat team members participate
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Feb 3, 2013 6:00am EST
fredericksburg, so milder today and still a chance of a couple snowflakes as well. >>> a former navy s.e.a.l. is dead after a shooting at a texas gun range. chris kyle was author of the best selling book "american sniper." he and one man died after a man open fire in a range in ft. worth. the motive is still unclear. kyle was 38 years old. >>> this morning, a tense hostage stretches into the sixth day as police negotiate with a man that shot and killed a bus driver and then took off with a 5-year-old boy. today funeral services will be held for 66-year-old charles poland junior. dikes stopped the bus he was driving and he shot the man and took off with a boy named ae thupb. he is keeping the boy in an underground pbunker. >>> you can see smoke and flames, and investigators think it started in the basement. it took more than a dozen firefighters to put it out, and nobody was hurt. >>> and one of two fires broke out in buoy. and these are pictures from the scene of the 1800 block of price lane. paramedics treated the victim at the scene there. and then four people displaced in the grou
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Feb 1, 2013 10:30pm EST
introduction. captain joellen osland was one of the first women excepted to navy flight school. she was the navy's first female helicopter pilot. between 1975 and 1978 she was a plaintiff in a lawsuit that successfully challenges you restrictions on women flying and serving aboard noncombat ships. she has remained politically active throughout her life. next to her is colonel martha mcsally. as an a-10 thunderbolt pilot, she was the first american woman to fly into combat. she completed multiple deployments associated with operations. she was the first woman in u.s. history to command a combat aviation unit during active combat areas in recognition of her leadership, she received a bronze star and air medals. she continues to have illustrious military ends now post military career. ask to her is karen, a retired lieutenant from the canadian forces. -- i'm sorry, a lieutenant commander. the canadian structure is difficult for me. following her service in the canadian forces, she has become a defense on their behalf. she has written several books about women in the canadian forces. she has co
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Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
lapd in 2009 but discharged as a navy reservist just week ago and now investigators say dorner is out to get revenge on officers. >> people with whom he had a grievance were fair game and so were their families and so were any other police officers on or off duty. >> reporter: it's been a very difficult 24 hours for people in riverside county who hold an emotional vigil for officers who were shot. none of the officers have been identified but the officer that died was 34 years old. the other officer in critical condition is expected to survive. shot almost a dozen times. that's a miracle. also overnight, authorities in san diego found another truck they believe is linked to dorner. they are fingerprinting this truck today so we are waiting to hear those results. bottom line, dorner is considered armed and dangerous and also homicidal and suicidal. laura and jon? >> it's been so chaotic and constantly changing events. >> we have the time line of events related to the killing spree. back in 2009, navy reservist christopher dorner is fired from lapd after the department concludes he lied
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Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
friday at 88. then, a program with former u.s. navy sniper who was killed saturday in texas. followed by the prime minister's discussing the year -- the future of europe. >> on tuesday congressional budget office director rid of these is the disease 2013 budget and economic look. live starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span2. also at 2:00 p.m., a bipartisan group of house members unveiled and trafficking legislation. you can watch that live on our companion network, c-span three. >> she said in her memoirs it was like a bright and beautiful dream. the most wonderful time of my life. the event that gives you some idea of how much she enjoyed being first lady in death she thought that her husband had finally achieve the recognition he deserved. >> historian on julia brand who married her brothers and west point roommate ulysses s. grant. first ladies, influence and damage, public and private lives, interests, and influence on the president's produced with the white house historical association preseason one begins present state of your 18th at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-spa
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Feb 8, 2013 5:00am PST
discharged one week ago today from the navy where he was a reservist. the irony here is he was trained by the lapd but they say his training is still no match. >> that will just make it a little bit more difficult but it's just a matter of time before the elements come together. >> reporter: investigators in san diego say they found another car linked to dorner. they are fingerprinting that truck this morning to make sure it is in fact dorner's. >> no doubt about this one. a bizarre story all of the way around. there are many local connections to it. some of dorner's anger being targeted directly at bill bratton. he's the former l.a. police chief and current oakland police consultant. bratton is on dorner's list. dorner sent a package to anderson cooper at cnn earlier this month and inside that package an lapd coin given to dorner by bratton and a note saying thanks but no thanks, will bratton. that coin was riddled with bullet holes. bratton says he's a target because he signed off on dorner's firing. >> i was the chief of police that signed off on his discharge from the lapd. so in terms of
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00am EST
of a strategically important chain of islands that could block the chinese navy from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them marley seriously. and we are -- particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict. do i think it'd be a war? no. on the other hand, the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader china relationship, and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the long game. i think that despite the mis
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Feb 3, 2013 7:00am PST
under arrest this morning in connection with the killing of a former navy s.e.a.l. officials say chris kyle and another man were found shot to death at a texas gun range yesterday. the suspect fled the scene but was later found driving kyle's car, and was taken into custody. kyle served four tours in iraq and recorded more than 150 sniper kills from 1999 to 2009, the most in u.s. military history. >>> still ahead on "today in the bay," the san jose sharks' perfect streak comes to an end. both fans and players say this could be their year. just ahead, one thing motivating that team. >>> looking live at san jose, and the clouds that kept us a little chilly yesterday. what's going to happen today? we'll check with rob mayeda in just a bit. >>> the win streak is now over for the sharks. the team lost to the national predators in a shootout last night at the tank. the sharks are now 7-0-1 on the season. but the loss did not dampen the spirit of the fans at the tank because they say they're excited to see how well the team is doing on the ice. they are also thrilled to see the niners in the
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
another. a 25-year-old man charged with murder in connection with a shooting death of a former navy seal and his friends saturday. facing two counts of capital murder and the death of former naval steer and "american sniper" author and his friends at a texas gun range. he wrote the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in cuba's military history detailing his 150-plus kills. police believe that shooter may have suffered from a mental illness. the family of mohammad elice as the legendary boxer is just fine despite rumors to the contrary circuling on line. it started when a british tabloid quoted family source of that mohammad ali was near death. on sunday his wife posted these pictures on line of the champion getting ready for the super bowl. you will notice he is wearing a ray lewis ravens t-shirt and his wife says he was particularly taken by beyonce's halftime show. >> more than 100,000 dangerous toys are being recalled midmorning. magnet balls manipulative magnus sets are being recalled because children can't swallow the magnets. the original and a rainbow brite sets were sold on a
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
former navy s.e.a.l. sniper at a texas gun range was a war veteran himself. 25-year-old heady raulp served a tour in iraq. he killed chris kyle and his friend at a shooting range on saturday. >>> funeral services for former new york city mayor ed koch. president clinton is expected to be a speaker at the service. koch died on friday of congestive heart failure at the age of 88. >>> the national board for the boy scouts of america discussing a possible change on the ban on gay scouts. the board said last week it may lift that band and allow troops to decide whether or not to accept gay scouts. >>> high tech app developers will go back to work under pressure to protect your privacy. >> washington now cracking down. >> it is. just friday we saw a bay area developer slapped with a big fine for uploading people's personal data without their permission. new guidelines from the federal trade commission on what apps may or may not do without your direct permission. california is way ahead of the feds on this. california attorney general set up a similar list of guidelines for app developers
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Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
bring in experts from all around government and the world focus from the navy's -- navy's surface warfare, experts from nasa, we are consulting with the best minds on batteries and that is a great benefit. so many people are offering help and services we are appreciative to take advantage of that. >> from the macro level to a microscopic level, we looked at each of the cells and the component parts, but then we take exemplar batteries and to tests of those to see what we may not be able to find in this battery with a thermal damage what could we find is subjected to of the things? we're working with boeing and faa with parallel activities but we will have the information to our web probably weeks away to tell people here's exactly what happened and what needs to change. >> a thing about what might be found during the additional swipe to us to give you extra information or clues? >> at boeing's request they have requested the flight test we're not directing activities with testing city would need to talk to them. >> not to dwell on the batteries, but as they were manufactured in ja
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Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
smallest navy since 1915, the smallest farms since 1940. it is about the cia. it is their intelligence gathering capabilities. it is also about public education. it is about non-defense matters. so i am hopeful that we can finally start voting in the senate rather than just complaining about what the house does. to the president, we bear responsibility as republicans for allowing this to happen. lead us to a better solution. if you do not, mr. president, he will go down in history in my view is one of the most irresponsible commanders in chief in the history of the country for what you have done, mr. president, that you allow the finest military in history of the world to deteriorate at a time that we needed it the most. let's not let that happen. >> let me just add or emphasize three quick points. one is, reducing civilians by attrition is a good idea, even at dod. i would remind you that yesterday, the recently departed secretary for policy argued in the washington post that we needed to reduce civilians at dod as a way of improving efficiency within the pentagon. i would say that ap
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